Tag: Augusta County Board of Supervisors

Incumbents win re-election in Augusta County Board of Supervisors races

Incumbents Tracy Pyles and Marshall Pattie each won re-election to seats on the Augusta County Board of Supervisors, and former supervisor Wendell Coleman won a race for the open seat in the Wayne District.


My view: Who I’d vote for on Election Day

We’ve made it a practice here at Augusta Free Press in recent years to forego doing political endorsements, not because we don’t have an opinion on we think should win, because we do, but because we’re not sure of the value of endorsements in this day and age.


Letter: Augusta County Supervisor Larry Wills endorses Donald Smith for Augusta County sheriff

Augusta County residents are fortunate to have four capable individuals seeking the office of sherriff. I have had the privilege to be aquainted with each of these individuals. I give my support and vote to Donald Smith


Waynesboro invited into Augusta County Courthouse discussion: Why?

The news this week that the Augusta County Board of Supervisors has decided to continue to engage Staunton in talks about the future of the Augusta County Courthouse included a curious sidebar: a desire to engage Waynesboro in the talks.


Augusta County Board of Supervisors votes to continue negotiations with Staunton on courthouse

The Augusta County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday night to continue negotiations with Staunton on a consolidated courthouse plan.


Report: Butch Wells won’t seek full term on Augusta County Board of Supervisors

Butch Wells won’t seek a full term representing the Beverley Manor District on the Augusta County Board of Supervisors.


Meeting Agenda: Augusta County Board of Supervisors July 22 meeting

Agenda for the Augusta County Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at the Augusta County Government Center, Verona.


Meeting Agenda: Augusta County Board of Supervisors staff briefing

Agenda for the July 2015 Augusta County Board of Supervisors staff briefing. Briefing scheduled for Monday, July 20, at 1:30 p.m., at the Augusta County Government Center, Verona.


Wendell Coleman seeks return to Augusta County Board of Supervisors

Retired Augusta County Board of Supervisors chairman Wendell Coleman announced on Wednesday that he is seeking a spot on the ballot for the Wayne District seat that he held for two four-year terms.


Augusta County: Black and white, and read all over

The Augusta County that I know and love is full of contradictions, good and bad, black and white, and for the time being, read all over.


Governor McAuliffe announces 45 new jobs in Augusta County

Italy-based Provides Metalmeccanica Srl, a leader in the heat exchanger sector, will invest $6.1 million to establish its first U.S. manufacturing operation, Provides US, Inc., in Augusta County.


Breaking down the three-way race for Republican Senate nomination in the 24th District

A third candidate has entered the race for th3e 24th Senate District Republican nomination: Dan Moxley, a former chair of the Augusta County Republican Committee who owns a small business based in Pennsylvania.


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McAuliffe announces McKee Foods expansion in Augusta County

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that McKee Foods Corporation will invest $34 million to expand production at its manufacturing facility in Stuarts Draft in Augusta County.


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Augusta County announces major corporate expansion in Stuarts Draft

Larry Wills, Chairman of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors, announced today that Hollister Incorporated is dedicating a major expansion project at the company’s Stuarts Draft manufacturing plant.


Learn more about the Dominion Pipeline proposal

Staunton videographer Richard Adams provides video from the September 2014 Augusta County Board of Supervisors meeting featuring several speakers from local groups that oppose the proposed Dominion Pipeline.


InterChange purchase to provide food grade facility in Augusta County

InterChange Group, Inc. has purchased the former Invista Stone Fort II facility located just outside of Waynesboro.


Friends of Nelson comments on Dominion pipeline

As expected, Duke Energy has selected Dominion Resources and its subsidiaries to build and operate a massive new natural gas pipeline slicing through the heart of central Appalachia and Virginia’s Southside.


Former Democratic Party chair to run for Republican Senate nomination

Former Augusta County Democratic Committee chair Marshall Pattie will announce his intention to seek the 2015 Republican nomination in the 24th Senate District on Monday.


Dedication of Grandma Moses historical highway marker

A state historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources highlighting the years that Anna Mary Robertson Moses – known to the world as Grandma Moses for her Primitive American style of painting – spent with her husband and children in Augusta County will be dedicated this week.


Larry Wills: Proposed tax rate increase not an easy call

The recent decision by the Augusta County Board of Supervisors to advertise a five cent tax rate increase was not an easy one, nor was it a decision that was undertaken without a thorough examination of the proposed County budget and a review of the County’s current and upcoming needs.


Augusta County announces process to fill BOS seat

South River Supervisor David R. Beyeler passed away this week, and his death leaves an empty seat on the Augusta County Board of Supervisors.


Augusta County Supervisor Tracy Pyles hosts Medicaid expansion info session

Augusta County Board of Supervisors member Tracy Pyles is hosting a public information session on proposed Medicaid expansion on Saturday. The session will begin at 9 a.m. and will be held in the Board of Supervisors public meeting room at the Augusta County Government Center in Verona.


David Karaffa: Do we really need to raise taxes in Augusta?

Maintaining the balance between low tax rates and funding services is a delicate task. I have heard from many in the education profession express that our current 48-cent tax rate is not adequate, and then surrounding jurisdiction’s tax rates are often recited to me.


County supervisors featured at SWAC Breakfast

The September SWAC Breakfast this coming Saturday will feature Augusta County Board of Supervisors members Tracy Pyles, Marshall Pattie and David Karaffa.


Supervisor to host town hall

Beverley Manor District Supervisor David Karaffa will host a Town Hall Meeting at the Verona Fire Department on Tuesday, April 10th at 7 p.m. The evening’s discussion will include a presentation about the upcoming county budget, the current needs of the county and district, the general reassessment, and other topics. Lee Godfrey, Beverley Manor School […]